A selection of Lord Clark of Windermere’s votes
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Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
3 votes for, 2 votes against, between 1997–2010.
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011.
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Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote against, 7 absences, between 2008–2011.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, in 1999.
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To ask His Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the number of staff working in the NHS.
I thank the Minister for his Answer, but he knows that there is a dire shortage of staff right across the NHS, with 47,000 nursing vacancies. The recruitment of nurses to training places is down 13% this year. Some 170,000 workers in the NHS left their jobs last year, mainly under stress. Today, we have the news that a survey found that 32% of students who are currently in medical school have...
More of Lord Clark of Windermere’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 2 July 2001
Previously MP for South Shields until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for South Shields, 1979-2001 and for Colne Valley, 1970-74. Opposition spokesman on agriculture and food, 1972-74, on Defence, 1980-81, on environment, 1981-87; food, agriculture and rural affairs, 1987-92; defence, disarmament and arms control, 1992-97; Chancellor, Duchy of Lancaster, 1997-98. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election
Also represented South Shields; Colne Valley
Currently held offices
- Member, Services Committee (since 28 Jan 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) ( 3 Dec 2015 to 12 May 2016)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) ( 4 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office ( 3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
- Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster ( 3 May 1997 to 1 Jul 1998)
- Shadow Secretary of State (11 Apr 1992 to 1 May 1997)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (11 Apr 1992 to 1 May 1997)
- Shadow Secretary of State (15 Jun 1987 to 10 Apr 1992)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (15 Jun 1987 to 10 Apr 1992)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment ( 1 Jul 1986 to 11 Jun 1987)
- Shadow Secretary of State ( 1 Jul 1986 to 11 Jun 1987)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) ( 1 Jul 1981 to 1 Jul 1986)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Education) ( 1 Jul 1981 to 1 Jul 1986)
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